Maryland State Employees Plan Rallies to Protest Staff Cuts


State employees are expected to rally across Maryland Wednesday to protest staff layoffs.

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees says it will ask Maryland Governor Larry Hogan to stop staff cuts to public services.

According to organizers, the Division of Corrections announced plans to lay off more than 60 human resource workers to save $3 million. The Board of Public Works delayed that decisiion until next month.

The rallies will be held in the following locations:

Baltimore – 5:30 p.m. Corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and Baker Street and Pennsylvania Avenue and North Avenue

Hagerstown – 5:15 p.m.
Town Square – Corner of South Potomac Street and West Washington Street

Landover Hills – 6 p.m.
Ascension Lutheran Church and School
7515 Buchanan Street

Salisbury – 5:15PM
Riverwalk Park
300 South Salisbury Boulevard


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